Recent California Cases, Law & Current Social Science on Domestic Violence
And Effective Practices in Supporting Low-Income & Underserved Families Experiencing Domestic Violence
Presented by Arati Vasan, JD, Mindy Mechanic, Ph.D., Hon. Eugene M. Hyman, (Ret.), and Nancy Lemon, JD
This workshop reviews recent California appellate cases and social science affecting families impacted by domestic violence. The presentation will include trends and developments in the interpretation and application of the law in recent appellate decisions from 2021. The program will then give an overview of some of the recent scholarship on interpersonal violence relevant to family law, court, social work, and allied practitioners. We will conclude with a discussion of lessons learned in providing support to low-income, marginalized and underserved communities with family law cases during the pandemic and effective practices that emerged.
- AFCC California Chapter Members – 40% off: $72*
- Non-Members: $120
- Court and Non-Profit Employees who are also AFCC California Chapter Members: Fee Waived**
*Discount code for California Chapter members is in the email you received announcing this program, or CLICK HERE to log onto the website and receive the code. If you have never logged into the California Chapter site GO HERE for instructions to log in for the first time.
**For the Court and Non-Profit Employees (who are also AFCC California Chapter Members), USE THIS LINK to request code. Please include copy of ID, letterhead, business card or other proof of employment.
This Webinar provides up to 4 hours of continuing education for the professional categories listed below.
Certificate of Attendance: Attendees are supplied a certificate of attendance. You must attend the entire live webinar to receive a certificate of attendance.
Attorneys: Our programs have consistently been approved by the California State Bar for general and family law specialization continuing legal education credit (MCLE & LSCLE (currently pending approval)). Program applies to specialization certification (LSCLE) in the following required topic: problems of domestic violence. Attendees will be provided a MCLE reporting form once program has been approved by the bar.
Minor’s Counsel: The program meets the requirements for continuing education for minor’s counsel under California Rules of Court, Rule 5.242(c).
Psychologists: The webinar is eligible for up to 4 hours of continuing education for psychologists. The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, California Chapter (AFCC-CA), is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. AFCC-CA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
LCSW and MFT: AFCC-CA is approved by the California Psychological Association (CPA) to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences now recognizes CPA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs and MFTs. AFCC-CA maintains responsibility for the program and its contents.
California Child Custody Evaluators and Mediators: The course outlined in the agenda has been approved as corresponding to subject areas specified in California Rules of Court, Rule 5.210, 5.225, 5.518, and 5.215/5.230. The views expressed in this training are those of the trainer and do not necessarily represent the official positions or policies of the Judicial Council of California.
Domestic Violence Training: This webinar is an opportunity to obtain 4 hours towards the Domestic Violence Update Training/Spousal or Partner Abuse, pursuant to California Rules of Court 5.215 and 5.230.
- Participants will be able to describe trends and increase their understanding of the law relevant to individuals and families experiencing domestic violence and how it may impact interventions and outcomes in family courts.
- Participants will be able to discuss effective practices in supporting low income families and families in underserved and marginalized communities experiencing interpersonal violence, based on lessons learned during the pandemic.
- Participants will be able to describe and increase their understanding of trends in recent social science on interpersonal violence relevant to family law, court, social work and allied practitioners.
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